Apple Wallet limits users to one Touch ID finger profile when authenticating state IDs

Apple on Wednesday offered a detailed rundown of Apple Wallet’s upcoming support for state IDs and drivers licenses, noting rigid biometric safeguards will be used to secure user information and protect against fraud.

Apple Wallet IDEarlier today, Apple revealed the first states to support a planned rollout of Apple Wallet for state IDs and driver’s licenses.As part of the announcement, the company outlined how the system will work, saying the process of adding ID credentials is similar to provisioning credit cards and transit passes. Users simply tap on the “+” to add a license or ID, then follow prompts on iPhone to scan the card into Wallet. A selfie will be taken and securely transmitted to the issuing state for verification. An additional security step entails performing unique face and head movements.

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